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Following are some of the calls received by the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office for the period Nov. 17-22: FRIDAY, NOV. 17 THEFT - 100 block of La Villa Road, 8:35 a.m. Offense report made for reported theft of property over $100. GRASS FIRE - FM Road 919 and Mercer Road, Palo Pinto, 12:39 p.m.

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

POLICE CALLS: Nov. 15-22

Following are reports filed by Mineral Wells police based on calls for service for the period Nov. 15-22. Not all calls for service result in a filed report: WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 ARREST - 400 block of S.W. 15th Street, 10:09 a.m. A welfare check call resulted in the arrest of Courtney N. Goodwin, 29,

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

A merry time planned for downtown Saturday

It will be a festive time in downtown this Saturday, ending with the first Merry Wells nighttime Christmas parade and festivities. "Shop Local & Win!" will celebrate Small Business Saturday with the 50 local merchants taking part giving double stamps on purchases during the day. Cards turned in by M


City council begins plans for 2018 bond proposals

With two of three city bond propositions passed this month, Mineral Wells City Council members are planning to bring more potential capital improvement projects to a vote. Another bond election would likely be a year away and could include proposals for a new public safety building to house police,


City employee pay structure below market

The City of Weatherford's pay structures are outdated, leaving most jobs starting below the entry level market range, a human resources consultant told the city council last week. Though actual salary data was more competitive, the city's outdated pay structures make it difficult to hire qualified

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 01:00:00

Self and peer evaluation a must, college VP says

Peer and self-evaluations, along with graded teamwork can help students gain the soft skills they need for the workforce, said Michael Endy, vice president of instruction at Weatherford College. It's not easy to measure personal responsibility," he said. "Do you show up on time? Do you deliver on ti

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-11-25 00:22:00

Hood County News- A twice-weekly newspaper serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas

From left: Bill Thomas and Kay Hudson were among the many who sat at the community Thanksgiving table Thursday in the Courts Cleveland Show Barn at the Granbury Reunion Grounds. This is the second year for sponsor James Brock and his team of volunteers to present the free Thanksgiving feast. Mary Vi

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-24 13:45:34

College students must explore, VP says

Students being given the opportunity to explore, regardless of partisan environments, is something that colleges have to emphasize, said Michael Endy, Weatherford College vice president of instruction and student services. "You refuse to accept the polarization at the course level, and the faculty s


Man shot near downtown Rockford on Thanksgiving

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man is shot near downtown Rockford last night. Police say it happened around 11 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Main Street. There is no suspect information at this time. The man is expected to be okay. ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man is shot near downtown Rockford last ni

WIFR - 2017-11-24 09:55:00

At Least Four Injured In Roll Over Accident

ROCKFORD - Shortly before 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, Illinois State Police say a single car rollover accident occurred on Rt. 20 just west of the Meridian Road exit. Police say the car was traveling east and lost control while trying to change lanes. The car flipped numerous time, the male driver was

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-24 04:50:27

Your guide to Rock River Valley Christmas tree farms

If you're going to bring a real tree into your home for the Christmas season, there's no shortage of tree farms in the area. NORTH 1. B&B Wood Products, 9455 N. Meridian Road, Rockton, between Stewart and Favor roads. Trees: Concolor and Balsam fir. Other items: Wreaths. Prices: Starting at $15; som

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Man Shot in Rockford on Thanksgiving

ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is recovering after being shot late Thanksgiving night. Police responded to the 1300 block of S. Main Street at around 11pm where a man had been struck by gunfire. The gunman then fled in a vehicle, but the victim was unable to provide information on the shooter or his car.

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-24 10:32:18

Man in the hospital after being shot in Rockford

Rockford Police say a man is in the hospital recovering after being shot on Thursday night. Officials say it happened around 11 p.m. at the 1300 block of South Main Street. The victim was not able to provide any details on the suspect. The victim's injuries are considered non-life threatening. An

13 WREX-TV - 2017-11-24 11:00:00

Judge voids former NIU president's $600K severance package

Contributor DEKALB - The NIU Board of Trustees violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act when it agreed to give former President Doug Baker a severance package worth $600,000, a circuit court judge ruled this week. The decision was returned Wednesday, Nov. 22, by DeKalb County Judge Brad Waller, who

ROCKRIVERTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 15:55:13

Huge character balloons a new highlight of Stroll on State parade in downtown Rockford

ROCKFORD - Don't worry if you didn't get your fill watching huge character balloons float through the air in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV. Stroll on State is coming to your rescue, with an "expanded and re-imagined" Merry & Bright Holiday Parade on Saturday that features big inflatables

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-24 15:00:00

People Line Up for Black Friday Across the Stateline Area

ROCKFORD - Hundreds of shoppers lined up at CherryVale Mall Friday morning and dozens of other Stateline area retailers Friday morning, better known as 'Black Friday'. At CherryVale Mall, where some got in line as early as 2am Friday, the first 250 in the door received envelopes with retailer gift c

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:20:18

Black Friday draws thousands into long lines for savings

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Online coupons, avoiding 'buyer's remorse' and knowing the shopping cart trick are ways to save online, says columnist Kim Komando. Kim Komando, Special for USA Today For those who think Black Friday is a thing of the past, you must not have gone to to Opry Mills

THE TENNESSEAN - 2017-11-24 20:15:36

Regulators land hard on student loan debt relief scams

Student loans are the second largest kind of debt in the U.S., exceeded only by mortgages. Over 42 million Americans of all ages have student loan debt totaling more than $1.4 trillion. The average 2016 graduate owes $37,000. Default rates are at an all-time high, with about 8 million borrowers havi

JACKSON SUN - 2017-11-24 20:14:06

5 tips for entrepreneurs to keep customers engaged

(BPT) - Entrepreneurs, it's time to stop and give yourself a pat on the back. Small business owners know it's a life that can be high stress and sometimes even uncertain. But here's one encouraging fact: Small businesses are doing a lot to keep Americans employed and the economy humming. According t

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 13:01:01

A cup of tea can be the best solution for everyday wellness

(BPT) - Before medicine and pharmaceuticals filled our remedy box, food and food ingredients were considered healing agents. Hippocrates was wise in his understanding of the special powers of food, beyond satisfying our appetites: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." There are many c

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 12:01:00